Things To Do near Alford Library

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Gunby Hall, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Gunby Hall, Spilsby (approx. 6 miles away)

Poet Alfred Lord Tennyson was a regular visitor to Gunby Hall and it is said to have inspired the imagery of 'the haunt of ancient peace' in his poem The Palace of Art.Situated at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds, with over 9 acres of woodland and walled gardens, this Victorian hall stands in resp...

Monksthorpe Chapel, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Monksthorpe Chapel, Spilsby (approx. 6 miles away)

Monksthorpe Chapel is a Grade II listed building from the turn of the 18th century. Now in the care of the National Trust it resides within Gunby Hall, near Spilsby.It is a modest structure and has a unique open air baptistry, quite unheard of, and the interior can be explored at length, offering a...

Moggs Eye Beach, Huttoft, Lincolnshire

Moggs Eye Beach, Huttoft (approx. 6 miles away)

Just north of Anderby Creek Beach and Anderby Creek Cloud Bar, a large and sandy expanse of beach over dunes.There are no dog control measures in place so walking along the beach is available all year round.

Anderby Drainage Museum, Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire

Anderby Drainage Museum, Anderby Creek (approx. 6 miles away)

Situated at the seaward side of the Anderby Drain is the Anderby Drainage Museum which was built in 1945.The pumping station houses two Ruston 10HRC twin cylinder oil engines. These engines then drive Allen Gwynnes 42" centrifugal pumps which are capable of pumping 4,500 litres of water per second.T...

Anderby Creek Cloud Bar, Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire

Anderby Creek Cloud Bar, Anderby Creek (approx. 6 miles away)

The cloud bar at Anderby Creek is the UK's first permanet cloud watching outpost. It was officially opened by BBC weather forecaster and climate correspondent for Look North in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, Paul Hudson. Inside, seats are specifically designed for cloud watching and self-oper...

Anderby Creek Beach, Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire

Anderby Creek Beach, Anderby Creek (approx. 6 miles away)

Sandy beach and sand dunes on the Lincolnshire coast and home to the quirky and wonderful Anderby Creek Cloud Bar.

St Andrew's Church, Sausthorpe, Lincolnshire

St Andrew's Church, Sausthorpe (approx. 6 miles away)

Dedicated to St Andrew and a Grade II listed building, the parish church of Sausthorpe was designed by Charles Kirk and built in the early-mid 19th century.Its construction was sponsored by Rev. Francis A. Swan, Lord of the Manor and parish rector, and it was on the site of an earlier medieval struc...

Mablethorpe Library & Customer Service Centre, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Mablethorpe Library & Customer Service Centre, Mablethorpe (approx. 6 miles away)

In the popular seaside town of Mablethorpe, the well stocked public library is on Stanley Avenue. Shelves and spinners are packed with a wide choice of free to borrow paperbacks and hardbacks and the library is organised, spacious and wheelchair friendly. Staff are helpful and will be happy to...

Mablethorpe Community Access Point & Tourist Information Centre, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Mablethorpe Community Access Point & Tourist Information Centre, Mablethorpe (approx. 6 miles away)

Lincolnshire's Tourist information centres are a useful resource for planning your trip to the county. The staff are brimming with local knowledge and ideas on how to get the most out of your visit.

Wolla Bank Beach, Chapel St Leonards, Lincolnshire

Wolla Bank Beach, Chapel St Leonards (approx. 6 miles away)

Sandy beach backing onto Wolla Bank Pit Nature Reserve.There are no dog control measures in place so walking along the beach is available all year round.

Wolla Bank Pit Nature Reserve, Chapel St Leonards, Lincolnshire

Wolla Bank Pit Nature Reserve, Chapel St Leonards (approx. 6 miles away)

South of Anderby Creek, close to the sea wall, lies the Wolla Bank Pit nature reserve, opposite the entrance to the Wolla Bank car park. The flooded pits are a result of excavations for clay, which was needed for the repair of the sea wall following the floods in the mid fifties. There are extensive...

River Lymn, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

River Lymn, Spilsby (approx. 6 miles away)

The River Lymn rises on the eastern slope in the Wolds. It flows south-eastwards to the Lincolnshire Marsh, where it becomes known as the Steeping River on the boundary of Great Steeping parish. The main channel is supplemented by the Wainfleet Relief Channel as it passes Wainfleet All Saints, an...

Herons Mead Touring Park Fishery, Orby, Lincolnshire

Herons Mead Touring Park Fishery, Orby (approx. 6 miles away)

A horse shoe lake with lily’s to one side and set in calming surroundings. The park has 8 acres of woodland to walk around along with a 2 acre coarse well-stocked fishing lake with carp to 26lbs, tench to 6lbs and plenty of rudd and roach.  The water is suitable for disabled anglers.

Cheeky Monkeys Play Area, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire

Cheeky Monkeys Play Area, Mablethorpe (approx. 6 miles away)

Cheeky Monkeys indoor soft play is located within The Empire amusements.  The area is designed for toddlers through to young teenagers. With ball pools, slides, rope bridges, shapes and maze, there is so much to do, your children will be exhausted and get a great nights sleep! There is a...

St Leonard's Church, Chapel St Leonards, Lincolnshire

St Leonard's Church, Chapel St Leonards (approx. 6 miles away)

St Leonard's was erected in 1794 from the material of the former church at this location. Though it was still standing at the time, it was in ruins.